He Shou Wu
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He Shou Wu #1292

Name: Polygonum (何首烏)

Pinyin: He Shou Wu

Latin: Polygonum Multiflorum

Properties:

Taste

Characteristics

Organs

Dosage

Sweet, Bitter, Astringent

Tonify blood, supplement essence, check malaria, relieve toxicity, moisten intestine.

Liver, Kidney, Heart

6-30g

 

Description:

The root tuber of the perennial twining plants Polygonum Multiflorum. This herb has the actions of tonifying blood and supplementing essence, it is a good tonic. For blood and essence deficiency, vertigo and tinitus, soreness and flaccidity of lumbar and knees, early white of beard and hairs, it is combined with other liver and kidney-nourishing herbs and blood and essence-tonifying herbs. It also aids in curing Chronic malaria, Ulcers and tuberculosis, and Consripation due to intestinal dryness.